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Oracle EBS upgrade from 12.2.0 to 12.2.6

Here I am going to explain about how to upgrade from 12.2.0 to 12.26 version.

Well, I hope you’re now successfully completed 12.1.3 to 12.2 version upgrade .So What is the next step to follow

First Step is you need to enable online patching, P

Enable Online Patching :

follow the below document for enabling online patching

1.Verify the database version

I hope you’re upgraded database to or  12c while during upgrade 12.1.3 to 12.2

2.Ensure that the required Database patches for Release 12.2 have been applied

Database Preparation Guidelines for an E-Business Suite Release 12.2 Upgrade (Doc ID: 1349240.1)

check with, If you need to apply database patches or not. you please review the above document as well

3.Apply the latest Oracle E-Business Suite Online Patching Readiness and GSCC Report Patch

Using the Online Patching Readiness Report in Oracle E-Business Suite Release 12.2 (Doc ID 1531121.1)

you need to apply the patch

  • 22200487:R12.AD.C Release 12.2 or higher

4.Run the Online Patching Enablement – Readiness Reports

Follow the instructions as per the document, you may get list or reports.  you may analyze the report and try to fix the EBS violations. If High priority violations, fix it before you start to apply enable online patch.

However , you should check with Oracle Support Team regarding those reports you got.

5.Fix Violations Listed in the Online Patching Readiness Report that Require Manual Intervention

Follow document

6. Verify database tablespace free space

Follow document

7. Run the Online Patching Enablement – Status Report

Follow document

8.Ensure that all middle-tier E-Business Suite services are shut down

Stop the service

9.Download and apply the Online Patching Enablement patch

Download and apply the Online Patching Enablement patch: 13543062:R12.AD.C. Use Autopatch in hotpatch mode to apply the patch (adpatch options=hotpatch,forceapply).

10. Compile Invalid Objects

connect with apps schema
exec sys.utl_recomp.recomp_parallel

Afterwards , follow the document and get the report again, try to fix the EBS violations.

Database Initialization Parameters

SQL> show parameter service_names

———————————— ———– ——————————
service_names string EBSUPGR, EBS_PATCH

SQL> show parameter recyclebin

———————————— ———– ——————————
recyclebin string OFF

If the _SYSTEM_TRIG_ENABLED parameter is set to false, then system triggers are not processed. The post Online Patching Enablement parameter must be set to true.

SQL> select x.ksppinm name,
y.ksppstvl value,
ksppdesc description
from x$ksppi x,
x$ksppcv y
where x.inst_id = userenv(‘Instance’)
and y.inst_id = userenv(‘Instance’)
and x.indx = y.indx
and x.ksppinm = ‘_system_trig_enabled’ 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 ;

are system triggers enabled

Upgrade to 12.2.6 :

follow the document

Apply the Latest AD and TXK for Release 12.2

refer this document

Oracle E-Business Suite Release 12.2: Suite-Wide Release Update Pack and AD/TXK Delta Information (Doc ID 1583092.1)

Section 1: AD and TXK RUP Information

Applying the Latest AD and TXK Release Update Packs to Oracle E-Business Suite Release 12.2 (Doc ID 1617461.1)

Please ensure required database patches applied or not ( and also check application patches as well (check

Database parameter

SQL> show parameter optimizer_adaptive_features

———————————— ———– ——————————
optimizer_adaptive_features boolean FALSE

Apply the R12.AD.C.Delta.8 and R12.TXK.C.Delta.8 Release Update Packs

3.1 Path A — Upgrade and New Installation Customers

Stop the all services and Start up only the Oracle Weblogic Admin Server on the run edition application tier file system.

you should apply patch using adop, you can download those patches and put it in default $PATCH_TOP location.

remaining steps , follow the document 1617461.1


Mandatory Steps for Custom Schema Upgrade for 11i / 12.0 / 12.1

Follow the document

For creating a Custom application:

For the custom products that already exist, you must run adsplice on the Run File system to lay down the file system. For running adsplice, refer to

Creating a Custom Application in Oracle E-Business Suite Release 12.2(Doc ID: 1577707.1)

Apply the Latest Oracle E-Business Suite Release Update Pack for Release 12.2

please refer to Oracle E-Business Suite Release 12.2.6 Readme (Doc ID 2114016.1)

Once applied patches, you can see the application EBS version is upgraded to 12.2.6

Then  follow the Post upgrade steps

One Comment Post a comment
  1. VK #

    a customer is in ebs 1213 with EBS and Configutator (CTO) servers separately, wanted to upgrade EBS to 1226, does configutator server has any impact on this upgrade ?

    December 5, 2016

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